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The Citadel of Qaid Bay, Alexandria Library, The Catacombs & Pompey Pillar
After having your breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel and will drive around 230 km north west of Cairo. Alexandria is considered the second big city in Egypt after Cairo, It was the capital of Egypt for almost 1000 years. Our first stop will be the Catacombs of Nom El Shokafa where we will see how the ancient Egyptians art had mixed by the greek roman art. We will explore some of the tombs which located 30 m under the ground and dates back to the 1st and 2nd centuries.
Then we will drive to Pompey Pillar, to see the location of one of the oldest and biggest temples was found in Alexandria and we will see Pompey pillar, the huge column which still survive from the 3rd century.Then we will go to Qaid Bay Citadel which was build in the 15th century in the same location of the Light House off Alexandria,one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Then we will visit Alexandria Library where we will visit some small museums and art galleries and you will get time to explore the biggest library in the whole world. Also you will get your time to enjoy your lunch in front of the Mediterranean sea. Then we will drive back to cairo.
The Tour is Including:
- Professional Egyptology English tour guide.
- The transfers by A/C comfortable deluxe Car or Van.
- The Main entrance fees of the Sightseeing areas.
- All the parking fees & the road tolls.
The Tour is excluding:
- Lunch (optional)
- The Optional Tickets. (Optional)
Prices are Per person
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